All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata Area School Board adopts 2019-2020 budget

    EASD approved the district’s 2019-2020 budget Monday evening that includes a 1.75 percent tax increase equal to one-third of a mill. Last year, residents paid 16.95 mills in real estate taxes, and that figure has now inched...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Only three weeks after winning State gold, Ephrata’s Tyler Shue took home the National championship in the 800-meter run last Saturday, turning in a personal-best time of 1:50.39 in Greensboro, N.C
    Shue shine: From State gold to National 800-meter champion

          Down the home stretch of the 800-meter run last Saturday, Tyler Shue had plenty of motivation. A rising senior at Ephrata, Shue was being chased for the lead by a pack of hungry competitors....

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Concerts by the Creek to kick off Tuesday with Rumpke Mountain Boys

    On Tuesday, June 18, the annual Concerts by the Creek series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. in Ephrata’s Grater Park with Rumpke Mountain Boys. All concerts are free to the public and open to all ages. The...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • A first for EHS

    Three musicians earn all-state honors in different ensembles For the first time, three Ephrata High School students participated in three different state music ensembles…and they are all underclassmen. Juniors Jamie Chon, Braden Mulcahy, and Olivia Schmid were...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • A purple and golden moment

    EHS seniors say good-bye on a near perfect night It’s possible the collective joy of the Ephrata High School class of 2019 pushed back the gray skies and threatening clouds that promised downpours earlier in the day,...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Ephrata native Whitey Von Nieda in his Tri-Cities Blackhawks uniform. Photo courtesy of NBA Legends
    Eldest statesman: Ephrata’s Von Nieda now the NBA’s oldest alum

    Last week Ephrata native Stan “Whitey” Von Nieda, 97, became the oldest living alum of the National Basketball Association. With the passing of then eldest Billy Gabor, also 97, who died after a brief battle with pneumonia,...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • ‘Crick or Creek’ Boniface beer promotes Water Week

    To many purists, water is the most important ingredient in beer. Breweries all around the world champion the purity of their water, or treat or process water before it gets near a recipe. After all, beer is...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Party time!

    June’s Whistle Stop Party on the Plaza includes Night Market Mainspring of Ephrata’s Whistle Stop Party on the Plaza with the Night Market will be held on June 15 from 4:30-8 p.m. at Whistle Stop Plaza, 16...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • ‘All things must come to an end’

    Cloister Restaurant owners reflect on decision to close doors in August A local landmark for nearly seven decades, The Cloister Restaurant, 607 W. Main Street, Ephrata, will close its doors August 31. Mother and son owners Elva,...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Crews battle house fire on Timothy Lane in Ephrata Tuesday morning

    A family of five was displaced after a fire burned through the top of a house in Ephrata on Tuesday morning. The fire was reported at 817 Timothy Lane, near Tuckson Avenue, at 10:49 a.m. Nearly two...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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